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Mechanical Engineering Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 7 accredited schools where mechanical engineering classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

    4000 University Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544-2233

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Mesalands Community College

    911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401-3352

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

New Mexico 5,050
National 549,180

Of all of the mechanical engineering professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In New Mexico

4,590 4,840 4,560 4,770 5,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in New Mexico. In 2010 there were 460 more mechanical engineering professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for mechanical engineering professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$63,288 $68,788 $69,776 $72,430 $71,406
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mechanical engineering professionals are growing in New Mexico. Mechanical engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $63,288 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,406 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 140% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited mechanical engineering schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006, 156 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 198 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of mechanical engineering school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 27%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a undergraduate certificate in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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